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Specter's Shield
Paladin Utility

Trigger: an enemy within 5 squares of you attacks you

Target: Triggering enemy in burst

Effect: The target takes a penalty to all defenses equal to your charisma modifier until the end of your next turn

Specter's Shield is a paladin channel divinity utility power meant as a substitute for divine mettle.  As it is introduced in Unearthed Arcana: Ignorance is Blessed, players may need to ask the DM for permission to select this power.[Dr398:UA]

Character optimization forums rate this as a good power (compared to divine mettle which is considered excellent), being useful for Paladins focusing on attacks.


  • Although described as a channel divinity power, the article omitted the channel divinity from the keywords in the power block.